Latest Operating Information

Please note! Water release schedules often change without notice due to unanticipated changes in weather conditions and power system requirements.

Use caution near dams. A large amount of water may be discharged without warning at any time. Your safety depends on obeying all posted safety regulations and warnings. Learn more.

Observed Data

Day Time (Eastern) Reservoir Elevation (behind dam)* Tailwater Elevation (below dam)* Average Hourly Discharge*
10/08/2015 midnight 812.25 0
10/09/2015 1 am 812.25 0
10/09/2015 2 am 812.30 0
10/09/2015 3 am 812.33 0
10/09/2015 4 am 812.34 0
10/09/2015 5 am 812.37 0
10/09/2015 6 am 812.37 0
10/09/2015 7 am 812.44 0

*Elevations are in feet above sea level. Flows are in cubic feet per second.


Water release schedules are updated periodically throughout the day. Next-day release schedules are usually available by 6 p.m. of the current day.

Observed water levels also are updated periodically throughout the day. Predicted water levels are updated at least once a day, by 1 p.m. Eastern time, and may be updated more frequently when conditions warrant.

Lake Info Mobile App

Download the TVA Lake Info app for an easy-to-use resource for operating on and around reservoirs and dams in the TVA region. App is available for iPhone and Android devices.

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